BA (Hons) Events Management

World-class education for world-class hospitality


Staffordshire University UK   services-5star

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DISTED’s BA (Hons) Events Management is an internationally recognised degree conferred by Staffordshire University (UK). Students of this programme will develop critical awareness of the roles of tourism and events in business and hone the ability to develop and market tourism and event projects and service. They will also acquire transferrable skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, report writing,  presentation communication and strategic planning skills, interpersonal and leadership skills, cultural skills and quantitative abilities that are employability and enterprise focused for a variety of career settings.

Job demands in the events industry include conference, convention and corporate event organisation, visitor centre management, trade  show and exhibition organisation, community and cultural celebration organisation, sporting, outdoor recreation and entertainment festival organisation, campaign management and public relations project management.

Level 4

  • Business Skills
  • Fundraising for Events Management
  • Introduction to Business Accounting
  • Introduction to Events
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Managing People and Performance
  • Marketing Principles
  • Small Business and Enterprise
  • Elective 1

Level 5

  • Applied Technology for Events
  • Business Tourism
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Legal and Contractual Issues for Special Events
  • Managing the Events Service Encounter
  • Managing the Events Workforce
  • Tourism and Events in Practice
  • Elective 2

Level 6

  • Conceptualising Events and Marketing Intelligence
  • Events Management Project 1
  • Events Management Project 2
  • Managing Events Communications
  • Planning and Staging Events
  • Tourism, Events and the Environment
  • Tourist Destinations
  • Elective 3
  • Industrial Training*

Assessment System
Coursework and / or examination

Duration of Study
Intakes are available in March, July and September for a duration of 6 semesters over 3 years totalling 120 to 121 Malaysian Qualifications Framework credits and fulfilling Staffordshire University’s  curriculum structure of 360 credits.

The programme can be completed entirely at DISTED (3+0 option) or with one or two years of study in the United Kingdom at Staffordshire University.

General Studies
Students are required to complete the compulsory General Studies prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

All courses listed above are under the Staffordshire University curriculum structure and carries 15 credits except for those marked with * which are courses prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

All related and/or MQA accredited diplomas with CGPA of 2.00 are eligible for advanced
standing into Level 5 of the Degree programme
STPM: Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in any 2 subjects
A-Level: 2 Passes
SACE International / HSC / AUSMAT: ATAR 50
UEC Grade B in 5 subjects
Matriculation / Foundation qualification or its equivalent: CGPA of 2.00

English Proficiency Requirements
SPM 1119 English: Credit
IELTS: Band 6
Pearson Test of English: 51
DISTED English Proficiency Test: 50%

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

At DISTED, students experience an exciting, practical all-rounded tertiary education conducted in a conducive campus environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.

  • Graduates of our Diploma programmes are rewarded with a dual certification from BTEC and DISTED.
  • Qualified, experienced, dedicated and caring lecturers supported by experienced technical staff.
  • 4 months industrial training at leading hotels and other hospitality operations.
  • Practical learning through study, instruction, experience or observing others.
  • Guest lectures by experts from the hospitality industry.
  • Part-time job opportunities in hospitality establishments.
  • High quality textbooks are made available to students.
  • Close monitoring of individual academic progress.
  • eLearning support for students.
  • Ideal learning environment at the purpose-built Wawasan City Campus with excellent modern facilities.
  • Scholarships are available to Malaysian students.*

*Terms and conditions apply

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